A calendar of club-sponsored mineral shows

gem shows, fossil shows, symposiums, and other events of interest to the mineralogical community

Mineral show calendar last updated: 10 April 2017

Contact mineralfest@aol.com if you would like your club's show listed - it's free !


22 April 2017: Severna Park, Maryland

Annual Jewelry, Gem and Mineral Show

Organized by: Patuxent Lapidary Guild

Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company (Route 2, Severna Park)

22-23 April 2017: West Mifflin, Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh area)

Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: The Monongahela Rockhounds

Skyview Hall, West Mifflin Volunteer Fire Company #4 (660 Noble Drive)

22-23 April 2017: Memphis, Tennessee

The Earth Wide Open - 38th Annual Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Memphis Archaeological & Geological Society

Agricenter International Expo Center (7777 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis)

28-30 April 2017: Orlando, Florida

Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society

Florida National Guard Armory (2809 South Fern Creek Avenue)

28-30 April 2017: Portland, Oregon

60th Annual Rock & Gem Show

Organized by: Mt. Hood Rock Club

W.D. Jackson Armory (6255 NE Cornfoot Road, Portland)

29-30 April 2017: Franklin, New Jersey

45th Annual New Jersey Earth Science Association Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: New Jersey Earth Science Association

Franklin Borough School (50 Washington Avenue, Franklin)

Indoor / outdoor


5-7 May 2017: McPherson, Kansas

25th Annual Sale & Swap

Organized by: McPherson Gem & Mineral Club

McPherson 4-H Building (710 West Woodside)

5-7 May 2017: Kalamazoo, Michigan

58th Annual Rock, Gem, Fossil, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Kalamazoo Geological & Mineral Society

Kalamazoo County Expo Center (2900 Lake Street)

5-7 May 2017: Calgary, Alberta

57th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Calgary Rock & Lapidary Club

Theme: Crystals

Vivo Centre (11950 Country Village Link NE)

6-7 May 2017: Topsfield, Massachusetts

54th Annual New England Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: North Shore Rock & Mineral Club

Topsfield Fairgrounds, Coolidge Hall & Fairtrade Building (Route 1 North)

6-7 May 2017: Pittston, Pennsylvania

Treasures of the Earth: 14th Annual Show & Sale

Organized by: The Mineralogical Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Oblates of St. Joseph (1880 Highway 315)

12-14 May 2017: Marietta, Georgia

49th Annual Mother's Day Weekend Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Georgia Mineral Society

Cobb Civic Center (548 South Marietta Pkwy SE)

12-14 May 2017: Honolulu, Hawaii

Hawaii Gem & Mineral Show Spring 2017

Organized by: Rock & Mineral Society of Hawai'i

Honolulu Museum of Art School, Linekona Art Center Building (1111 Victoria Street, Honolulu)

13 May 2017: Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania

Earth Science Show & Sale

Organized by: The Rock & Mineral Club of Lower Bucks County

New location: Christ United Methodist Church (501 Wistar Road)

13 May 2017: Towson, Maryland

28th Annual Chesapeake Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Chesapeake Gem and Mineral Society

Ruhl Armory (1035 York Road)

20-21 May 2017: Bennington, Vermont

3rd Annual Southern Vermont Mineral & Gem Show

Organized by: Southwestern Vermont Mineral & Gem Club

Grace Christian School (104 Kocher Drive)

20-21 May 2017: North Olmsted, Ohio (Cleveland area)

49th Annual Cleveland Area Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Parma Lapidary Club

Soccer Sportsplex (31515 Lorain Road, North Olmsted)

20-21 May 2017: Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Annual Spring Outdoor Rock Swap & Sale

Organized by: The North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg)

20-21 May 2017: Leesport, Pennsylvania

49th Annual World of Gems and Minerals: Gemstone, Jewelry, Rock, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: Berks Mineralogical Society

Leesport Farmer's Market (Route 61)

27-28 May 2017: Bisbee, Arizona

Bisbee Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Queen Mine Tour

Queen Mine Tour Building (478 N Dart Road)

27-28 May 2017: Show Low, Arizona

20th Annual White Mountain Gem & Mineral Club Show

Organized by: White Mountain Gem & Mineral Club

Hon-Dah Casino & Resort, Pinetop, Arizona

27-28 May 2017: St. Charles, Illinois (Chicago area)

41st Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Chicagoland Gem & Mineral Association

New location: Kane County Fairgrounds (525 S. Randall Road, St. Charles)


2-4 June 2017: Wauseon, Ohio (Toledo area)

56th Annual Gem, Jewelry, Bead, Rock & Mineral Show

Organized by: State Line Gem & Mineral Society

Fulton County Fairgrounds - Junior Fair Building (8514 State Highway 108, Wauseon)

3 June 2017: Spring Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

68th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

3-4 June 2017: Monroe, New York

Annual Mineral, Jewelry, Gem & Fossil Show

Organized by: Orange County Mineral Society

Museum Village (1010 Route 17M, Monroe)

3-4 June 2017: Canandaigua, New York

24th Annual GemFest Celebration

Organized by: Wayne County Gem & Mineral Club

Greater Canandaigua Civic Center (250 N. Bloomfield Road)

10 June 2017: Skokie, Illinois (Chicago area)

6th Annual Rock Swap

Organized by: Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society

St. Peter's United Church of Christ (8013 Laramie Avenue)


8-9 July 2017: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Annual Rock, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tulsa Rock & Mineral Society

Exchange Center at the Tulsa County Fairgrounds (4145 E. 21st Street, Tulsa)

8-9 July 2017: Culver City, California

56th Annual Fiesta of Gems

Organized by: Culver City Rock & Mineral Club

Veterans Memorial Auditorium (4117 Overland Boulevard)

15-16 July 2017: Syracuse, New York

GemWorld 2017 - 51st Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse

SRC Arena and Event Center at Onondaga Community College (4585 West Seneca Turnpike)

30 July - 6 August 2017: Spruce Pine, North Carolina

33rd Annual Grassy Creek Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Parkway Fire and Rescue Department

Parkway Fire and Rescue (136 Majestic View)


19 August 2017: Shelton, Washington

8th Annual Tailgate Rock Sale & Swap

Organized by: Shelton Rock & Mineral Society

Mason County Recreation Area (2100 E Johns Prairie Road)

26-27 August 2017: Canton, New York

51st Annual Show

Organized by: St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club

Canton Pavilion (90 Lincoln Street)

26-27 August 2017: Concord, New Hampshire

54th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Capital Mineral Club

Douglas N. Everett Arena (15 Loudon Road)


15-17 September 2017: Denver, Colorado

50th Annual Denver Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Greater Denver Area Gem & Mineral Council

Denver Mart Expo Hall (451 East 58th Avenue: I-25 at Exit 215)

16-17 September 2017: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

52nd Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club

Zembo Shrine Center (2801 North 3rd Street)

22-24 September 2017: Jacksonville, Florida

29th Annual Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Society

Morocco Shrine Auditorium (3800 St. John's Bluff Rd. S.)

23-24 September 2017: Franklin, New Jersey

61st Annual Franklin-Sterling Hill Mineral, Gem, and Jewelry Show

Organized by: Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society and the Franklin Mineral Museum

New location: Littell Community Center (formerly known as the Armory) (10 Munsonhurst Road #12)

Indoor / outdoor


7 October 2017: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

69th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

13-15 October 2017: Hillsboro, Oregon (Portland area)

37th Annual Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association

Washington County Fairplex (873 NE 34th Avenue, Hillsboro)


4-5 November 2017: Gemarama - Oaks, Pennsylvania

Gemarama 2017: 48th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Tuscarora Lapidary Society

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Hall D (100 Station Avenue, Oaks)

Theme: Agates Everywhere

4-5 November 2017: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area)

58th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club

Strawberry Festival Expo Hall (303 N. Lemon Street, Plant City)

18-19 November 2017: West Palm Beach, Florida

51st Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Fossil & Bead Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches

Expo Center East at South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Boulevard)